Join me in my hunt for twin bathroom vanity mirrors.  Shortly we will be renovating our ensuite.  We are very happy with the current ensuite, it’s just that there are some waterproofing issues, so we have to pull the entire ensuite out and put it back together again.  Expensive exercise, but it has to be done.  So I can see some difference for the money, other than the tiles, I thought I’d change the vanity mirrors.

Finding Vanity Mirrors

Image – Justine Hugh-Jones  I’m in love with these mirrors

Here’s what I currently have.  They are square Art Deco mirrors from Freedom Furniture.

finding bathroom vanity mirrors

I want to keep 2 separate mirrors, but want them slightly narrower so I can install wall sconces either side.  First thing I do when I’m looking for something new for my home is head to Pinterest or Instagram for inspiration.

Vanity Mirror Inspiration

Bathroom vanity mirrors

Image – Kate Marker Interiors

vanity mirror beaded

Image – Style Me Pretty, Photographer -Tracey Ayton

vanity mirror pivot

Image – Traditional Home

Vanity Mirror Specifications

The next thing I do is try to work out my specifications.  This makes shopping for the mirrors easier:

  • Orientation – I need a portrait orientation – tall and narrow
  • Size – so we can install wall lights, we will be removing the belt rail above and building the wall out to accommodate the electrical wiring, so the mirror can be taller than the 75cm distance between the counter top and belt rail, maybe up to 90-100cm tall.  The mirror width should be the width of the sink or slightly wider, so 50-70cm.
  • Shape – basically rectangle in shape, but can be oval, hexagonal or have a decorative top
  • Budget – Hmmm, reasonable as I have to buy 2 of them.

With this in mind, I can start searching for mirrors.

Vanity Mirrors

vanity mirrors

First Row, left to right – Calais Mirror from Rustic Charm Interiors   |   Appel Silver Arched Wall Mirror from Shine Mirrors   |   Bridgette Mirror from Schotts Emporium

Second Row, left to right – Arabella Mirror from Rustic Charm Interiors   |   Lucus Mirror from Zanui   |   Fillipo Gold Rectangle Wall Mirror from Shine Mirrors

Third Row, left to right – Venetian Octagonal Etched Wall Mirror from Shine Mirrors   |   Kingston Mirror with Shelf (sold as a pair) from Zanui   |   Halifax Mirror from Zanui

Fourth Row, left to right – Worthington Silver Mirror from Maison Living    |   Hayden Pivot wall Mirror from Early Settler   |   Silver Beaded Mirror from Mirrorz Online

Some of these mirrors are not the right size, and some probably don’t fit the budget.  I must admit I am partial to the beaded ones.  Which one do you like?

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